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Follow The Build: Scratchbuilt Crossing, Part 1

IMG 1272The Milroy switching area on the PRR Middle Division in HO Scale required a custom crossing connected to a pair of opposing #6 turnouts. An acute angle was required and the desired trackwork included a slight curvature. The NMRA Achievement Program f...
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Follow The Build: The X26 and X26c, Part 1

x26Welcome to "Follow The Build", a new series here on PENNSYRR.COM that will follow the construction of a particular series of cars, structures, etc., over multiple blog entries. Our first series will feature the PRR X26 series box cars, which the PRR ...
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Report of the Chief Engineer, Q2 2016

IMG 1163As another quarter comes to a close, I share this update on the PRR Middle Division in HO Scale. This quarter brought the completion of suburban Lewistown (3902) on the Milroy Secondary. This section of the line required a somewhat complicated dual-s...
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Open House Wrap

IMG 1225The PRR Middle Division in HO Scale was open today for the annual meeting of the Pennsylvania Railroad Technical & Historical Society (PRRT&HS). The event drew around 45 visitors over a three hour period. In the lead photo, Bob Jans is inspec...
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Prepping for Open House

IMG 1204  As previously announced, the Pennsylvania Railroad Middle Division in HO Scale will host an open house in conjunction with the annual meeting of the Pennsylvania Railroad Technical & Historical Society (PRRT&HS) next week. While the ro...
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